Personalities of the Bible
A book that challenges the rest of the Bible by asking how a good God can permit so much suffering.
The first Jew is widely regarded as a man of faith, but he was also a man of deep love.
A warrior and prophetess, she's the only woman in the Hebrew Bible with hard political power who is portrayed positively.
Because she had a special relationship with the prophet Elisha, her child was miraculously conceived and miraculously resurrected.
A story about prophecy and repentance—but not in the way you think.
He could kill a lion or topple a temple with his bare hands, but succumbed to the love of a treacherous woman: many wild traditions circulated about the first Jewish superhero.
The first wife of Jacob endured a loveless marriage, but her story is one of perseverance.
Successor to the prophet Elijah, he healed the sick, raised the dead, and made iron float—but he was also a prophet who made serious mistakes.
The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!
The sister of Moses and Aaron was an important part of the sibling team that led Israel out of Egypt and through the wilderness.